From the Vault: Kings Add Final Piece (10-9-78)

Having gotten rid of that loser Rogie Vachon, the Kings have upgraded their goaltending by trading their worthless 1979 first round pick to the Boston Bruins for franchise cornerstone Ron Grahame. Kings’ fans ten year wait for a cup is about to end.  

Pro Hockey coming back to L.A.?

I’m not holding my breath. Still mad about the whole Monarchs fiasco.

LA Times, 3/27/59

OFFICIALS SAY HOCKEY WOULD GO BIG HERE

Transfer of franchise in Western League discussed with Coliseum Commission

by Charles Curtis

Growth of the Western Hockey League, which is currently seeking to expand to Los Angeles and San Francisco, into a major league capable of rivaling the long-entrenched National Hockey League, was envisioned yesterday by WHL president Al Leader.